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Elephants can add a cuddly new cousin to their family tree
A new species of tree hyrax has been discovered.
Penguins may have islands to thank for their diverse looks
The birds are an eclectic bunch, and a new study explains why.
Platypus milk might save us from bacterial infections, and that’s not even the best thing about them
These weird lil’ guys defy everything about how we try to categorize animals.
Suck it, sponges: Marine jellies were the first animals to evolve
Shaking the branches of the tree of life
This ghastly sack of cells may be your distant ancestor
Say hello to great-great-great-great … grandpa
Lichens Can Be Made Of Three Organisms, Not Just Two
Fungi and a photosynthetic partner also work with fungal yeast
These Birds’ DNA May Shine Light On New Zealand’s Geologic Past
New Zealand may not have been covered with water 25 million years ago
How One Little Yellow-Shouldered Bat Became Seven Different Species
The perils of taxonomy in the age of genetics
Daily Infographic: A Family Tree Of Every Bird On Earth
This family tree reveals that species formation has sped up in the past 50 million years, especially in the western hemisphere.
Interactive Fractal Tree of Life Zooms In On Earth’s Entire Evolutionary History
A new interactive website shows a phylogenetic tree of everything, as zoomable as Google Earth.